APEL.C Centre

 APEL.C stands for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning for Credit Award. APEL.C is an award of credit granted to a student based on prior experiential learning that is relevant and specific to a course within a programme of study.

UTAR APEL.C Centre has been set up under the Centre for Extension Education (CEE) to facilitate and process the applications for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning for Credit Award [APEL.C]. It is an authorised centre approved by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) to implement APEL.C, starting from September 2019.

WHO should APPLY?

  • Recognise learning acquired through work experience and short courses attended. 
  • Encourage admission of adult students to higher education programmes. 
  • Reduce redundant learning. 
  • Reduce cost and time to complete a programme study.

  • The award of credits is in the form of credit transfer and will be counted towards the total graduating credits of the specific programme of study enrolled. 
  • The maximum of credit transfer is up to 30% of the total graduating credits of a specific programme of study.

  • OPEN to all registered students of UTAR Master (by Coursework / Mixed Mode) and Bachelor programmes with relevant knowledge and skills acquired through non-formal work-related learning experience and informal training courses. 
  • NO minimum age requirements
(a) Pre-application Fee: RM60 (irrespective of the number of courses per trimester) 
(b) Application Fee: RM100 (per credit hour for eligible students) 
(c) Appeal Fee: RM100 per course